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Synonym: odour.

Origin: M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. L. Sentio, to feel

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Smell Signposts for Engangered Species

... an experiment. For the purpose of protecting endangered species, perhaps a succession of smell 'signposts' could be built. Each would contain the scent of food from not only the area of the signpost, but also neighboring areas. Building many of these signposts and then adjusting them periodically ...

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by davidelkins777
Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Smell Signposts for Engangered Species
Replies: 0
Views: 1114

Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... factors forged the similar change. Maybe jungle/desert/frozen habits are quite similar and food/water sources, oxygen requirements or enhanced scent tracking forced the mutation.

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by jelpmac
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 35
Views: 254750

Why are animals so quiet?

... her pack members what to do by ear movements, teeth baring, even certain ways of moving the tail. This latter is believed to be communication by scent and sight! Sometimes predators have to be quiet so they don't scare away their prey, but still those that work in packs have to be able to communicate ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are animals so quiet?
Replies: 4
Views: 3823

Re: Camouflage in nature

... is another one - Phengaris rebeli ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phengaris_rebeli ). This amazing creature imitates at least 2 qualities of ants (scent and sound signals emitted by queen ants). I would be interested to know how this system worked out with 2 similar biological organisms. Did the ...

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by Nick7
Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
Views: 16743

alternation behaviour

... to use in my examination question? thanks a lot, Femke PS: I have one more question. How do I have to take care for the woodlice not following the scent of the other woodlice in the labyrinth?

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by femke
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: alternation behaviour
Replies: 3
Views: 4169
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